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Keyboard Key Remapped Itsself...how Do I Change It Back?

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#1 rach98n


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Posted 06 January 2006 - 05:06 PM

This is a stupid but frustrating problem! I have a Gateway Millenium keyboard. Up until a few days ago, all was well, but suddenly, the decimal point key in the number pad is remapped to run the function "default email application" (like the hotkey button at the top of the keyboard. I rely on this numpad a lot, so I really need to remap this. I'm guessing there is a layout in the registry??

What I've tried...
Using the Millenium keyboard function mapping (only allows you to remap the special keys at the top)
Uninstalling and reinstalling the keyboard (no new driver available)

Any help???? :thumbsup:

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#2 Andrew


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Posted 06 January 2006 - 05:21 PM

Here's a freeware app that let's you remap any/all of your keys. KeyTweak

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Posted 07 January 2006 - 04:07 PM

Thanks Andrew. I tried this and it didn't work. It's very strange, because the key DOES type the '.', but also triggers the "default email appl" function. If I use the keyboard utility that lets me program the hotkey buttons on top of the keyboard, the '.' key changes to that function, but that utility will not let me change it to anything but a "function" (like web browser, shopping, etc). Any other thoughts?

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